Current Data Scientist Craze Can’t Last–And That’s a Good Thing

Fads come and go, but data experts will not fade away, no matter what title they go by. Pictured: A visitor to Berlin’s International Consumer Electronics Fair uses virtual-reality glasses, Sept. 9, 2015. Rainer Jensen/European Pressphoto Agency Yogi Berra once remarked, “Nobody comes here anymore, it’s too crowded.” Fashion, restaurants, political candidates, academic theories, and business trends come and go. Would you believe the same forces apply to the data professional? Today every company wants a data scientist… or 20. The current demand is driven by a proliferation of data, resulting in a matching demand for the expertise required to organize, analyze, navigate, and sift through large sets of data to identify patterns, unearth insights, and do this all much faster than the competition. In the now glamorized world of national intelligence, the sine…


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